North Carolina Announces Winners of 2020 Aviation Art Contest

Photo above – 1st Place Intermediate Category – Daniel Kim The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation announced today the winners of this year’s Aviation Art Contest, an annual competition among students across North Carolina. NCDOT received more than 2,400 entries carrying this year’s contest theme “Flying Yesterday and Tomorrow.” After weeks of judging […]

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Duncan Aviation Expands Honeywell Service Capabilities

Duncan Aviation has announced that Honeywell has recently granted the company approval to facilitate repairs, overhauls, and exchanges on all Honeywell Line replaceable components and parts on behalf of its customers. This agreement immediately expands Duncan Aviation’s service capabilities and establishes the company as a one-stop-shop for customers needing repairs, overhauls, and exchanges for the […]

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AAAE/USCTA Lead Coalition Asking Congress to Fully Fund Contract Towers

A coalition of aviation groups, including the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)/U.S. Contract Tower Association (USCTA), today wrote leaders of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees to reassert the vital role that contract air traffic control towers play in improving safety and saving taxpayer dollars. In a letter sent today, the aviation groups made […]

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Spirit Airlines Announces New $11 Million Operational Control Center in Greater Nashville Area

Spirit Airlines is expanding behind the scenes to support its growing operation and set the stage for future expansion. The airline says it will bolster network resiliency and reduce hurricane and tropical storm risk by bringing more than 240 Team Members from its Operational Control Center (OCC) in Miramar, Fla., to a nearly 49,000-square-foot facility […]

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GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team Announces 2020 Season Performance Schedule

The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, the leading vintage airshow performance squadron, announces their 2020 airshow season schedule. The team’s six WWII-era aircraft will perform an 18-minute, low-level precision-flying demonstration at numerous airshows throughout the year. Their season kicks off March 28-29 at the Tampa Bay AirFest at the MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL. “Airshow spectators […]

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Idaho Division of Aeronautics Invites Kids To Help Illustrate “Flight Through History”

Kids age 5-18 are invited to participate in the Idaho Division of Aeronautics’ annual Aviation Art Contest through April 1st. “Idaho has a rich aviation history, and this year we encourage our young artists to find their inspiration by exploring that history,” explained Tim Steffen, Safety Education Manager with the Idaho Division of Aeronautics. Learn […]

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KDOT Certifies Employees as Drone Operators

Kansas Department of Transportation employees across the state are being certified as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commercial drone operators. Cooperative efforts between KDOT and members of the Kansas Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Joint Task Force continue to improve partnership efforts between state agencies in Kansas.  Drones represent a number of opportunities for the transportation industry […]

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